Embracing the example of Jesus, we welcome you here with hearts that know no boundaries of age, race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, ability, or economic circumstance.
Join us as we worship together, study and grow together and share God’s love serving in the local, national and global community.
FORWARD is the name of the planning process through which we are discerning the God desired future for our life together. The FORWARD planning process was initiated by Compass in the winter of 2017. The FORWARD planning team was recruited by Compass in the spring of 2017 and given the task of discerning God’s future for Birmingham First and Berkley First.
This year’s tour includes four gardens in the Birmingham, Michigan area. One garden is a repeat visit to one of our most popular, asked about gardens. Another is an unexpected oasis along a very busy road. And a third is one of Birmingham’s finest spots along the Rouge River.
South Oakland Shelter is a movable homeless shelter for individuals who are seeking work or are currently employed and within weeks or days of having earned their way off the streets. Area churches share responsibility for hosting the shelter, and each church hosts up to 30 individuals for one week during the year.